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New and innovative programming will be featured at The Powder Coating Institute’s POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference from March 12-15, at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. With four days of powder coating education, tabletop exhibits, general sessions and social gatherings, this event offers the perfect balance of training and networking for all powder coating professionals.


March 12 – 15, 2018


JW Marriott Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Griffin Hall

Event Sponsor

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Event Management

Goyer Management Logo

Event Program

Schedule of Events

MONDAY, March 12
POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition
Noon – 1:30 PM
Lunch and Tabletop Exhibits Open
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Opening General Session
2:45 – 4:15 PM
Breakout Sessions
4:15 – 7:00 PM
Tabletop Exhibits Open
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Reception in Tabletop Exhibition Ballroom
TUESDAY, March 13
POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition
7:30 – 8:45 AM
Tabletops Open – Breakfast Stations Open
8:45 – 9:45 AM
General Session
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Breakout Sessions
11:30 – 1:30 PM
Tabletop Exhibits Open
Noon – 1:30 PM
Lunch in Tabletop Exhibition Ballroom
1:30 PM
Tabletop Exhibition Concludes
1:30 – 3:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
3:15 – 4:45 PM
Breakout Sessions
5:30 – 9:00 PM
Evening Event at Speedway Indoor Karting – Transportation Provided
POWDER COATING 2018 Technical Conference
8:30 – 11:00 AM
Closing General Session
11:00 AM
Powder Coating 2018 Technical Conference Concludes
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Powder Coating 101: Basic Essentials
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Powder Coating 101 – Reception for Workshop Attendees
THURSDAY, March 15
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Powder Coating 101: Basic Essentials

Event Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Hotel & Travel

PCI has made arrangements for a discounted group rate at the JW Marriott Indianapolis and the Fairfield Inn and Suites. Click the links below to make hotel reservations directly with the hotel of your choice. Note, rooms are limited at these rates. Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Please book your hotel within one of our hotel blocks listed above as it enables us to keep costs low for attendees, speakers and exhibitors alike.

JW Marriott Indianapolis

10 S. West Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
United States

The JW Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, soaring 33 stories above the city, is rated #5 best hotel in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler and is in the heart of downtown shopping and dining.

Fairfield Inn & Suites

501 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States

The Fairfield Inn & Suites is a limited service hotel located adjacent to the JW Marriott and features complimentary internet and breakfast.

Tabletop Exhibition

Here are some of the exhibiting companies at Powder Coating 2018!